“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Minty Cucumber and Cantaloupe Salad

August 17, 2015 at 5:13 AM | Posted in Meatless Monday | 3 Comments
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Off the PBS/Recipe website it’s this week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Minty Cucumber and Cantaloupe Salad. The PBS/Recipe website has a huge selection of not only Vegetarian and Vegan recipes but also Appetizers, Main Course, Side Dishes, and Desserts. So check it out soon! http://www.pbs.org/food/recipes/



Minty Cucumber and Cantaloupe SaladPBS3

1 large ripe cantaloupe
4 medium cucumbers (or 2 large ones)
1/2 tsp. salt
8 oz feta cheese, cubed or crumbled
About a dozen medium-sized mint leaves, very finely chopped
For the Honey-Lime Dressing:
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tbsp. white wine vinegar
Juice of one lime
2 tbsp. honey
Salt and pepper to taste
1 – Cut the cantaloupe in half and scoop out the seeds.
2 – With a melon baller, carve out as many balls as you can get out of your cantaloupe.
3 – Chop the cucumbers in thin, quartered slices.
4 – Place the cucumber slices and melon balls in a colander and sprinkle with 1/2 tsp salt, toss gently with your hands. Place the colander over a bowl and allow the juices to drain for about 20 minutes. (Keep the juice for smoothies!)
5 – Place the cucumber and cantaloupe balls in a salad bowl. Add the cubed feta and chopped mint.
6 – Place all salad dressing ingredients in a lidded jar and shake vigorously.
7 – Pour on the salad, toss gently, and serve cold.


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